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Open Hand Real Flames - Pipa & Guzheng Special

London, 08.05.24

With Bass Clef

OPEN HAND REAL FLAMES is a monthly show presented by Bass Clef. Each episode has a theme - usually a specific musical instrument or process, perhaps an artist or composer, sometimes a record label. Ranging wide over centuries and genres, looking for connections and joy. Always welcomes contributions, music, suggestions.

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  • Mindy Meng Wang 
    Dimensions of a Strange Land
  • Professor Liang Tsai-Ping, David Ming-Yeuh Liang 
    Reunion At The River Of Heaven (Yin-ho)
  • Lucy Luan
    Searching In Sound (Improvisation)
  • Liu T-Ien-I
    Chiao Ch’uang Yeh Yu (Night Rain On The Plantain)
  • Cheng Shui-Cheng 
    Aobao Hui
  • Sophia Shen 
    Yayun = 雅韻
  • Janice Kwan
    water bodies
  • Professor Liang Tsai-Ping, David Ming-Yeuh Liang 
    Song Of Silk Pounding (Tao-i Ch'u)
  • Wu Man & Kojiro Umezaki
  • Central Broadcasting Traditional Instruments Orchestra
    Spring On A Moonlit River
  • Sophia Shen 
    After The Rain Freshens The Empty Hills = 空山新雨